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the charity work but they are not playing a role. here we have stephen colbert, popular and funny character, but speaking in character is highly unusual. i've never seen another human do that. >> although humans behind the scenes have been known to bring elmo and kermit the frog to life to speak to lawmakers. but he says inviting colbert to speak was a gamble. >> dangerous, so close to the election when people are angry at congress and some of them will see this as a publicity stunt g. but still, he says the presence today brought much more attention to the hearing than it might have gotten otherwise. will people remember long-term that he was drawing attention to the issue of immigrant farm workers? cousak says probably not. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >> bret: throughout the day, lawmakers continue to react to the colbert appearance. house speaker nancy pelosi said this afternoon, "of course i think it's appropriate. he's an american, right? he can bring attention to an important issue like immigration, i think it's great." on the other side, republican congressman steve kin
by comedienne stephen colbert continues and hear what a key lawmaker is saying about that appearance. >> i am not a perfect man. >> a georgia pastor speaks for the first time about accusations that had he imappropriate relationships with teenaged boys. . u owi stgoth n csechkint al?ye cckhiou t'noepitsls es u stakthchkan-phh-rhtn ern't eyott? h.oht's t rei. itlswos thas t'noepitsls es al?doouha a o.. u stakthchkan-phh-rhtn ern't eyott? a! pshtvoa.th's ol t'noepitsls es al?doouha a o.. u stakthchkan-phh-rhtn ern't l's . y,ai wr'my0? pshtvoa.th's ol t'noepitsls es al?doouha a o.. aschki. lcetoanitche.n ern't y,h'updu . aswh mte . >>> for three hours today members of bp's team investigating the deadly explosion and oil leak in the gulf of mexico were grilled by members of national academy of engineering. bp was criticize for paying little attention in the report to flaws involving managers onshore and instead, focused on decisions made on the oil rig. the bp report found eight separate failures led to the explosion. but those conclusions were reached without examining the drill rig n
for an extraordinary man. stephen wampler has become the fi . >>> extraordinary accomplishment for an extraordinary man. steven has become the first person with cp to scale el capitant. took him six days to climb the wall. he reached the top early last night. he was hoping to raise four million dollars for his foundation that runs a wilderness camp with kids for disabilities. >>> and a big day for fans of the jonas brothers. a fun run was held today in mountain view to raise money for special olympics. it was led by joe jonas . >> the spirit is fantastic. the fact that there are so many kids having a good time and the athletes smiling and they are right there with me. >> joe's brother nick, also showed up for the race. the race raised $70,000 for special olympics. >>> its been almost a week since a jockey was seriously injured during a race. michael martinez was paralyzed from the waist down after the accident. what martinez faces on the road to recovery. >> reporter: problem one of the most severe and shattering spinal injuries i ever seen in the ten years i have been working here and i have seen a
to be giving us an update. >>> also, spending the day picking vegetables at a farm. stephen colbert spends a day on capitol hill after doing that for a house hearing about farm workers. we're going to get details from our politics.com desk coming up. [ female announcer ] what if your natural beauty could be flawless, too? new aveeno positively radiant tinted moisturizers, with scientifically proven soy complex and natural minerals give you sheer coverage instantly, then go on, to even skin tone in four weeks. new aveeno tinted moisturizers. i know who works differently than many other allergy medications. hoo? omnaris. [ men ] omnaris -- to the nose! [ man ] did you know nasal symptoms like congestion can be caused by allergic inflammation? omnaris relieves your symptoms by fighting inflammation. side effects may include headache, nosebleed, and sore throat. [ inhales deeply ] i told my allergy symptoms to take a hike. omnaris. ask your doctor. battling nasal allergy symptoms? omnaris combats the cause. get omnaris for $11 at omnaris.com. my friends at work think there's more than one "me.
declared emergencies. comedian and satirist stephen colbert took his celebrity to a u.s. house hearing today to raise awareness about farm workers. colbert recently spent a day picking beans in a united farm workers program called "take our jobs." it aims to show that few americans will do such work, leaving low-paid illegal immigrants to do it. >> i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers here in the united states doing jobs. and i think that we've ignored this issue for too long and it is time to roll up our sleeves and face this issue imagineo-- mano a whatever the spanish word for mano is. >> sreenivasan: colbert stayed in character as a mock news commentator for much of the hearing. in india, athletes from around the world began to arrive in new delhi for the troubled commonwealth games. the event has been plagued by negative publicity about unfinished venues and dirty accommodations for athletes. and the start of competition is just nine days away. some athletes have pulled out, but new zealand and australia confirmed today their athletes will attend. rescuers i
car along with 26-year- old stephen per era of titusville, that. a good samaritan who stopped to help. the chp says drivers should never step outside the car on the freeway. >> if you find yourself in a situation where you're car breaks done you're involved in a crash, you want to remain inside of your vehicle with your seatbelt on and wait for emergency personnel to arrive on scene. >> the collision scene very much over 3,000 feet. the road was blocked all day so they could go over evidence. caltrain is investigating its 7th fatality of the year. someone was on the tracks after 5:00 tonight when a southbound train hit them near the menlo park station. no word on the person's identity or what they were doing on those tracks. >>> tea party activists rallied across the country and here in california today. >> some 4,000 people gathered in sacramento hoping to build conservative momentum for the november election the organized events were intended to call attention to a government run amok. necessity want to distance themselves from the gop. the sacramento rally included republican l
channel 2 morning news tuesday. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. stephen, what's the weather like today? >> reporter: it will be slightly warmer. fog will burn off sooner. 50s, 60s. a big fog bank continues to hang on by the coast. inland areas will bump up about five to seven degreeses. now sal has an update on your traffic. >> reporter: right now traffic is doing very well in most areas. if you're going to leave the house soon you should have a decent drive to work, but there are some road construction closures. northbound 101 closed for overnight work. it's going to be there until 6. it's 5:30. let's go back to dave and pam. >>> in san francisco today state regulators will take their first look at a controversial proposal from pg&e. this would require the customers to pay all of the costs of fires that exceeds the utility's insurance coverage. that would include last week's gas line explosion and fire in san bruno. it's still not clear if the plan the make customers pay would require a rate hike. the proposal still has to be approved by the state utility commission. >>> pge and e's n
one of his worst games in years. >> larod stephens-howling is howling all right, look at him take the kickoff 102 yards. there is your instant offense for you. cardinals get 7 points in just 14 seconds. but the energizer bunny, the raiders new starting quarterback, bruce gradkowski with the touchdown. 7-7 and darren mcfadden with his 2-yard td to give oakland the lead at halftime. it's the most first half points scored in five years. they hold particularly fitzgerald to two catches. raiders with time for one last drive, 4th and 10. it will give janikowski a chance to kick cannot game- winning field goal, but he misses wide, left. sebass misses three kicks today. this one, this 32-yard chipshot could have made up for all the team's previous mistakes in this game, 24-23, cardinals win. both teams had more than 100 yards in penalties and the raiders offense was just awful inside the red-zone all game. they now fall to 1-2 and host houston next sunday. >> kansas city has been down and out for several years, but the young chiefs seem to have a new sense of direction, optimism and tale
, watch more of stephen colbert's testimony about the plight of farm workers. plus on "art beat," jeff talks to norwegian novelist per petterson about his book, "i curse the river of time". all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. judy. >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on monday, we'll talk to former clinton economic advisor laura tyson, who makes the case for extending bush-era tax cuts to the middle class, but not to the very wealthy. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online, and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org vo:geico, committ
with just a two-point lead. that's where we start with the panel tonight. bring in the panel. stephen hayes, senior writer for "weekly standard." henderson from the washington post. syndicated columnist, charles krauthammer. start with the governor's race in california. steve? >> i thought meg whitman answered the charges pretty decisively and offered to put it back, in fact i think the campaign put out the documents so they have the copy of the 1099. gloria allred didn't introduce much. she had promises and said she could produce evidence and never did it. nicky diaz, the poor woman in question who was here illegally left the press conference for a little while because she was uncomfortable and came back and broke down crying, but didn't seem like she was on the same pages gloria allred. we will find out in the coming days when we see the document or paperwork but it smells like a political stunt. >> it's hard to see how this shakes things up. close race, two point on dividing these folks. you look at the press conference and you wonder why the woman was crying. it looked theatrical and st
:31. stephen is back. how is the weather? >> going to be cooler. could drop a good ten degrees. the fog is back in a big way. the sea breeze has established itself so inland temperatures drop a good 10 degrees. now, here is sal. >> steve, right now traffic on 80 is busier on the way out to the macarthur maze. no major issues on the bay bridge toll plaza westbound traffic still light into san francisco. 5:31. back to the desk. >> we want to update developing news from marin county right now. fire crews are getting the upper hand on a fire on 101 not far from sir frances drake boulevard. claudine wong is out there with the details. >> reporter: good morning. dave. yes, this is right before sir frances drake boulevard. you can see the chp right now continuing to leave one lane of southbound 101 shut down so firefighters can do their work out here. this is a grass fire they were dealing with. it started sometime after 4:00 this morning. we can take a look over here. you can see the firefighters making their way down the hill a little bit. 4:00 or somewhere there after this morning people driving by
, of the obama administration's emergency rescue of the auto industry. stephen, good morning, i apologize, i was running. >> running is good for you. >> running in and out. why did you write this book? >> because i thought this was an enormous accomplishment by the obama administration. a singular accomplishment for which there was a beginning, a middle and almost an end and i thought the country deserved to understand. >> you're a guy who does not need the money, you do not need the attention, you don't need trouble and you know that you have talked about some of the things in this book that are going to capture some headlines and as a smart guy, you knew those would capture attention. did you think about it? >> i thought people would take a look at the book in its entirety. it was not some effort to telltales or talk out of school. >> but you do include some anecdotes of some interactions that you had with some key members of the administration. rahm emanuel denies some of the things that you say he said in the book, but one thing in particular you talk about buy it was important to bail o
more workers. >>> well, a top house democrat is criticizing comedian, stephen colbert's appearance before congressional committee last week where he talked about undocumented farm workers. colbert's testimony, which was loaded with jokes and sarcasm was inappropriate. >> what he had to say, i think was not the way it should have been said. if he had a position on the issues, he should have given those issues and not think, i may ask my personal opinion. >> colbert spent a day working alongside farm workers. it was part of a campaign. he was invited by bay area congresswoman, zoe to testify about his experience. >> nine minutes before 9:00. just as people are starting to make holiday travel plans, some airline fees are up more than 50%. u.s.a. today compared today's fees from 13 u.s. airlines. passengers say the most annoying fee is the ones to check luggage, which costs on average $24. check one bag. there is a new call for airlines to reimburse that fee. if your luggage is lost. but not surprisingly, airlines are fighting that proposal. >> we are about to tell you how some arme
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